-born

[[t]-bɔː(r)n[/t]]
COMB in ADJ: usu ADJ n
-born combines with adjectives that relate to countries or with the names of towns and areas to form adjectives that indicate where someone was born. [JOURNALISM]

The German-born photographer was admired by writers such as Oscar Wilde...

Lancashire-born Miss Richardson lives alone in London.


English dictionary. 2008.

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